If Garlic is king and Ginger is Queen then Lemons are the trusty Bishops! Right there (Garlic, Ginger, and Lemon) is the essential requirements to build a healthy immune system, ward off colds and comfort you when you get them. Lemons have a multitude of uses in culinary areas and are great in Juices, Teas, Cocktails /Mocktails, kids love making homemade lemonade (water, little honey, and lemons), they are also fantastic for marinating, making roast thyme/rosemary lemon chicken, added to guacamole, dips, raitas. Squeezed over fish dishes, stir-fried greens, in your broths, soups - anything to add that special Zing. They can be baked, added to deserts (Lemon curds), Salads - the list goes on! Lemons can also be used for cleaning!
- Lemons are a nutritional superhouse and are a good source of Vitamin C, B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Dietary Fibre.
- Best Stored: In the Fridge
- Can be Frozen
- Can be eaten raw or cooked.
Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of the tissues in all parts of your body.
- Vitamin B6 is found naturally in many foods. Your body needs vitamin B6 to help support more than 100 enzyme reactions involved in metabolism. It is also essential in brain development during pregnancy and infancy as well as immune function.
- Potassium is a mineral that your body needs to work properly. It helps to regulate your heartbeat and ensures your nerves function properly. It also helps move nutrients into cells and waste products out of cells.
- Magnesium can help regulate muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure. It is also essential for making protein, bone, and DNA
- Dietary Fibre, is important for a healthy bowel.
- Raw - in juices, teas, cocktails, mocktails, lemonade
- Cooked with Thyme, Rosemary - Roast Chicken, Lamb, Potatoes
- Guacamole, Dips
- Over Fish
- In Broths / Soups